Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams are reported planning to submit a bid to take over leadership of Chelsea Football club.
The deal which is being managed by Sir Martin Broughton a former British Airways chairman will be reviewed by Raine Group, a U.S bank tasked with overseeing the transfer of ownership of the club from Roman Abramovich.
It is reported that the Formula 1 champion and 23 time grand slam winner are in talks with both Broughton and other investors to submit a bid for Chelsea.
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Lewis Hamilton has previously declared his love for Arsenal and even referred to Ian Wright as his childhood hero while Serena Williams has been planning to invest at Angel City, a U.S based women’s football club together with fellow celebrity Eva Longoria.
Others included in the bid for Chelsea include philanthropist Alejandro Santo Domingo, Rogers family from Canada and Tsai family from Taiwan.
The UK government froze assets belonging to Roman Abramovich following Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. Efforts by the Russian billionaire to sell the club were blocked following his close ties with President Putin.
The news comes a day after Chelsea was beaten by rivals Arsenal at Stamford as the race to a top four finish intensifies. Chelsea are safe in third position as Arsenal are level on points with fourth placed Tottenham.